Bryce Canyon National Park News:
Bryce Canyon hosts annual Prairie Dog Day
Bryce Canyon National Park is celebrating the unique and important role of the Utah prairie dog with a day long celebration Saturday.

Denali National Park News:
Air, ground search finds hikers tired but OK
Two hikers were located just outside Denali National Park and Preserve at about 2:30 a.m. Thursday after an air and ground search that involved 35 to 40 searchers. The hikers' condition was described by the National Park Service as "tired, but uninjured."

Glacier National Park News:
Glacier Institute Looks to Expand in 28th Year
As the Glacier Institute heads into its 28th year of providing outdoor education for kids and adults in national forests and parks, the non-profit is looking to upgrade and expand its popular programs.

Grand Canyon National Park News:
U.S. extends uranium moratorium for 6 months
The federal government on Monday extended for six months a moratorium on new uranium mining claims in a million-acre buffer zone around the Grand Canyon as it awaits the conclusions of a study of potential environmental harm to the region.

Mesa Verde National Park News:
Toxic tentacles of mercury
Element’s levels monitored at Vallecito, Mesa Verde, Pagosa Springs
Researchers at the Mountain Studies Institute are part of a team taking soil and lake-sediment samples here this summer to better understand the far reach of toxic mercury in our ecosystem.

Mount Rainier National Park News:
Chinook Pass reopens, east side of Mount Rainier
The Washington Transportation Department reopened Chinook Pass Thursday, about a month later than it typically takes to clear snow from the 5,430-foot-high pass on Highway 410 between Enumclaw and Naches.

Yellowstone National Park News:
No tent camping in 3 campgrounds near Yellowstone, including 1 where bear killed man
Gallatin National Forest managers, on recommendations of grizzly bear experts, have banned tent camping at three campgrounds near Yellowstone National Park, including one where a Michigan man was mauled to death last July.